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my dad has a e2100 on a p5qc with 6gb ocz ram my old rig shy of the 9550. What do I upgrade him to?

I was thinking sandy. He won't be doing much but I want something that will get the job done or some years until I wanna do it again. Should I jjst got ssd to make the is snappy or sandy and an ssd. Cheapest route possibly reallly with time being the only factor.
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I would say i5 2500 or 2400 with a basic-ish p67 mobo or h67 if he doesn't mind using the integrated graphics.
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well he has my old gtx 260. But is the upgrade worth it for a web surfer basically. Wouldn't a ssd give a better proformance boost cost/proformance wise?

sorry for the double post this makes it worse I hae a spare %7 950
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If he's just an internet surfer then a plain SSD might be a good upgrade. Maybe a better monitor as well. You really don't need an i5 SB for it though.
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that's kinda what I was thinking I mean the 2100 is old as beep but for the use I think a good ssd would be a great improvement on boot speeds and the like. Any other opinions
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I'd get him an i3 sandy bridge, use the intergrated graphics (they're really not that bad), and get a good, solid SSD, with a regular HDD for downloads and such.
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